Join us to hear about the latest and greatest Forest Park research, discoveries and action plans. Presentations by Bureau of Environmental Services, Forest Park Conservancy, Portland Parks & Recreation and Portland State University researchers.
Gather on the East Terrace to enjoy cocktails or wine and hors d’oeuvres from Cheryl’s on 12th. Then step inside for the evening program. Afterward there will be plenty of time to relax on the terrace or go for an optional guided stroll in the Garden.
Wednesday, August 20, 6:30 - 8:30 pm The Garden: the Art of Agriculture
Kenneth Helphand, U of O Professor Emeritus, explores the origins of the craft of gardening. Discover why gardens look the way they do. Through incredible global imagery, including the great gardens of the world, learn about the complex and intertwined historical relationship between gardens and agriculture.